In continuing our report from 18 January, Mr Tokujin Yoshioka exhibited works from his “Crystallized Project” as part of his award as Creator of the Year at now! design à vivre in Paris.
The theme of the “Crystallized Project” is the reflection of the relationship between the power of nature and human beings. For Mr Yoshioka, these crystal works – the result of the laws of nature and unpredictable beauty – pursues nature’s beauty of essence, strength, and the fearful side with its astounding power.
Let’s take a look.
First, it’s the crystallized chair “VENUS – Natural crystal chair”.
By growing the crystals in an aquarium, VENUS takes the shape of chair which holds the crystal structure and makes its appearance over time as if goddess herself emerges from water.
Crystallized rose “Rose” and the video art of “Rose”
The essence of rose is crystalized and creates a new sculpture. This work of art is completed by the serendipitous beauty born of nature which goes beyond human imagination.
The crystallized painting series grwon by the vibration of music by Frederic Chopin, “Ballade n?1 en Sol Mineur , Op.23”, “Étude Op.10 n?12” , “Fantasie – Impromptu, Op.posth.66”.
This was the unannounced piece that we referred to in our first story. This series of crystallized paintings were grown by the vibration of music by Frederic Chopin.
Check out the video below for a view of the exhibit:
Photos and video provided by Tokujin Yoshioka.
Video © Takahisa Araki
Used with permission
Absolutely stunning work!